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Yahoo!Sports: Is college athletics headed for The Great Split? ‘We need to recreate or relaunch the NCAA’

In his article on the Knight Commission’s fall public meeting, Ross Dellenger of Yahoo! Sports reported on the key topics discussed, most notably, the call for reshaping the industry and changing governance and financial distributions for Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).  This article highlights comments made by two expert panelists, Damon Evans and Kevin White. and

November 2023 Meeting Photos

Click on each photo to enlarge. From left: Len Elmore, Pam Bernard, Arne Duncan, and Amy Perko From left: Len Elmore, Pam Bernard, and Arne Duncan From left: Arne Duncan and Amy Perko     Arne Duncan Len Elmore               Amy Perko              

Knight Commission Meeting Highlights Urgency for Changing CFP and NCAA Governance and Financial Distributions

Knight Commission Announces C.A.R.E. Model Grants for Division I Conferences CA.R.E. Model Grants Knight-Newhouse FBS Football Head Coach Buyout Data Presentation Slide Deck (PDF) Watch video of public meeting Photos for media use are available here Washington, D.C.–The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics met today in Washington, D.C. to discuss the once-in-a-generation opportunity that the

Knight Commission Announces C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grants for Division I Conferences

C.A.R.E. Model Implementation Template C.A.R.E. Model Release (Sept. 2021) C.A.R.E. Model Report and Resources The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics announces the launch of a C.A.R.E. Model Conference Grant program, providing grants from a pool of $100,000 in 2024 to Division I Conferences that implement the C.A.R.E. Model principles for their distribution and use of

Media Advisory: Knight Commission’s Nov. 17 Public Meeting

Financial Projections Through 2032 for Division I FBS Programs For Public Release November 8, 2023 Media Inquiries: JoJo Rinebold: On Friday, November 17, 2023, at Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will examine the future financial landscape, with the influx of billions of dollars through the expanded CFP, and the

News-Gazette: “It’s time — it’s been time — for the Power 5 football conferences to go their own way”

News-Gazette editor Jeff D’Alessio followed his story on the new Knight Commission “Financial Projections through 2032 for Division I FBS Programs” report with answers from five members of the commission, CEO Amy Privette Perko, Co-Chair Arne Duncan, member Judy Olian, president of Quinnipiac University, Jon Alger, president of James Madison University, and Dr. Kim Harmon,

Associated Press: “Revenue-sharing with major college football players seems ‘inevitable.’ How could it be done?”

In his article, Ralph Russo of Associated Press Sports included a reference to the the Knight Commission’s recently released report “Financial Projections through 2032 for Division I FBS Programs.” “…The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics last week released the results of analysis that projected through 2032 the expenses of 54 public schools currently in Power Five conferences.

News-Gazette: “Study: Football coaching pay on track to exceed total scholarship funding”

News-Gazette editor Jeff D’Alessio wrote about the recent Knight Commission report “Financial Projections through 2032 for Division I FBS Programs.” The story notes “the alarming projections and the financial future of the next decade: if compensation continues at its current pace, football coaching salaries will exceed the total amount spent on scholarships and medical expenses “Coaches’ salaries on pace to outspend scholarships”

National writer Josh Brice cites Knight Commission report with revenue and salary projections over the next decade. The article highlights the report’s “crossover point” – “where football coaches’ salaries exceed all expenditures for athletes’ scholarships and medical expenses” and notes that the crossover point “is happening at nine Autonomy 5 Public Institutions, including a quartet